Motion - Support Requests

Motion Support

The Motion Wiki Support pages are here for you if you have a technical question or any question about the use of Motion. Motion is free software and does not include support, so please do not contact the developers directly if you have installation questions. This support web is for Motion users by Motion users.

Developers usually do not monitor this web page.

Note that if you have questions about Linux, Camera drivers, Special Uses of Motion etc you probably have a better chance getting an answer by joining and asking the MailingList.

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Already Asked Questions

Questions Asked but Not Yet Answered:

Headline Age Last Change
Only save picture on area_detect 1496 22 Jun 2017 - 20:45
RomanR
Wansview K2 (720p Wireless IP Camera) Support 1528 21 May 2017 - 23:14
JohnLaboe
How to record video at the same time 1580 30 Mar 2017 - 20:32
JoPitts
Motion and ComOnyx CO-L221 camera 1587 23 Mar 2017 - 13:36
RamilMukhtarov
Access-Control-Allow-Origin 1590 21 Mar 2017 - 08:17
SuburSubekti
Single JPEG image using HTTP 1594 17 Mar 2017 - 07:24
JermyHollew32332
Led webcam Logitech does not turn on 1618 20 Feb 2017 - 16:22
NicoMesa
Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11) - why? 1642 27 Jan 2017 - 21:08
HennerK
Can't get a correct video, only few frames 1644 25 Jan 2017 - 19:07
FloD
no videostream on html page 1645 24 Jan 2017 - 21:38
ThaninSchultheis
Hikvision IP POE Camera Support ???? 1660 10 Jan 2017 - 08:58
DazzConway
web server access logs? 1667 02 Jan 2017 - 17:42
RobertPellegrini
multiple network camera 1716 15 Nov 2016 - 08:34
RaffaeleDebbi
External program to pipe raw video to 1716 14 Nov 2016 - 20:30
RicardoBirwe
How do I trim pictures just detect area 1720 11 Nov 2016 - 05:13
YushinSuzuki
Motion + debian 8.5 + logitech c270 1760 01 Oct 2016 - 18:22
GenaBaklofen
Web cam specifics info. 1789 02 Sep 2016 - 16:54
DavidHorner
How to update to latest Version of MOTION & MOTIONEYE? 1801 21 Aug 2016 - 15:14
WolframFischer
TP-Link NC-200 almost works 1819 03 Aug 2016 - 14:50
SvenWallage
Motion captures corrupted image 1824 29 Jul 2016 - 17:46
MishaBirman
Motion CORS 1855 29 Jun 2016 - 07:52
KimMinSu
how to connect to motion via ipv6 1872 12 Jun 2016 - 11:57
JanSundermeyer
Zmodo DVR (H.264) 1877 06 Jun 2016 - 19:49
BillS
Motion doesn't resolve .local netcam_url 1892 22 May 2016 - 14:54
DanielFarfan
ffmpeg version 1894 21 May 2016 - 10:38
RiccardoB
Cannot add IP camera to motion eye 1904 11 May 2016 - 01:59
BryceLunt
parameters from motion.conf not available 1920 24 Apr 2016 - 12:29
VavinCavent
Foscam FI9803P V2 - Not able to get image 1926 18 Apr 2016 - 13:01
ManuelBesoain
Can motion create animated GIFs? 1936 09 Apr 2016 - 03:43
ZamarAcido
Exact Capture Time 1938 06 Apr 2016 - 20:13
GatorY
Output debug pictures 1939 06 Apr 2016 - 11:33
StuartBloom
Command Of motion 1963 12 Mar 2016 - 17:05
JeanEude
Watchdog timeout using more than 4 cameras on 8 channel tw68 card 1974 01 Mar 2016 - 20:23
TonySimpson
Motion video capture pauses exactly once every second 1980 24 Feb 2016 - 18:09
JewbixCube
Motion unable to open video device 1992 13 Feb 2016 - 08:30
AllanBogh
Frame Rate? 1995 10 Feb 2016 - 09:28
SteffenEwald
Adjusting webcam settings before motion thread grabs camera 1998 09 Feb 2016 - 17:14
IaMalcolm
Motion gives me distorted colores 2022 08 Feb 2016 - 10:27
IaMalcolm
Can't make motion do a simple beep (bel) 2006 29 Jan 2016 - 17:53
JonBaker
motion detects a "motion" every time it is started 2009 26 Jan 2016 - 16:44
MarkMiller31
Installation Failing 2013 22 Jan 2016 - 15:30
MattDunn
web srever connection question 2024 11 Jan 2016 - 18:57
BilskerBoo
Configuring Motion 2026 10 Jan 2016 - 00:07
CarlHart
Gate opening with Raspberry Pi, motion and OpenALPR 2029 06 Jan 2016 - 19:51
RaymondWarichet
Detection on slow turning boat; maximal threshold 2047 27 Dec 2015 - 06:35
MdFigley
The high speed of the video stream using a codec mov. 2042 24 Dec 2015 - 13:43
AlexanderYakovlev
Fail to call bash file from motion.conf 2058 17 Dec 2015 - 11:27
JuanPita
Mask file 2066 11 Dec 2015 - 03:06
SethD
Everything works except webcam port and motion detection 2059 07 Dec 2015 - 22:22
DavidPowell
HTTP API raw output? 2060 06 Dec 2015 - 18:29
SethD
AutoStartDaemonProducesNoVideoOutput 2062 04 Dec 2015 - 20:50
WayneGregori
Motion differences 2078 30 Nov 2015 - 14:21
StuartBloom
Configuration tolerance for network loss 2076 30 Nov 2015 - 04:21
MrDave
Alternate ffmpeg output 2122 22 Nov 2015 - 18:54
MrDave
Server returned 401 Unauthorized (authorization failed) 2118 22 Nov 2015 - 18:52
MrDave
Running external commands "in the background"? 2115 22 Nov 2015 - 18:40
MrDave
LaView LV-CDP6014 network camera 2114 22 Nov 2015 - 18:37
MrDave
Mac OS X support 2092 22 Nov 2015 - 17:31
MrDave
IPC ipcam trouble to connect with motion 2096 22 Nov 2015 - 17:15
MrDave
Problem with access right to target directory 2111 16 Oct 2015 - 16:00
PuckeyP
Motion installation error on Intel Edison 2115 12 Oct 2015 - 12:32
FalakDesai
Configure Network IP Cam with Raspberry Pi as DVR 2125 04 Oct 2015 - 17:23
DouglasHurd
image is smaller than specified 2133 24 Sep 2015 - 20:04
DieterB
CORS and motion 2143 15 Sep 2015 - 11:53
FranceTittu
Captured flv files playback ways to fast 2153 04 Sep 2015 - 21:02
MarkusK
Is it possible to track one stream for motion and record another on detection 2189 04 Sep 2015 - 20:59
MarkusK
Launching a script 2168 21 Aug 2015 - 03:29
DvrHax
Can't use other resolution other than 352x288 with yuvy pallete 2169 20 Aug 2015 - 10:00
JonathanRahardjo
Authentication error with RTSP 2192 27 Jul 2015 - 18:56
DanielLettau
motion_init: Error capturing first image 2200 19 Jul 2015 - 17:08
KlingC
connection problem 2204 15 Jul 2015 - 12:17
KarstenDarre
Daily time-lapse video only records 16-18 hours 2207 13 Jul 2015 - 03:40
PaulMcCarthy
.mov files is not created 2210 10 Jul 2015 - 13:05
CarloOrecchia
on_motion_end not working 2221 28 Jun 2015 - 23:48
FlyingPersian
unrecognized image header, choppy image 2229 21 Jun 2015 - 08:16
DonAitken
motion segfaults in ffmpeg 2275 15 Jun 2015 - 19:51
MarcinJurkowski
Record multiple cameras on any motion to one mpeg 2235 15 Jun 2015 - 10:25
FlashT
Foscam fi8910w connection issue 2238 11 Jun 2015 - 15:59
XybotSmith
Motion segfaults when image size width=640 keight=480 2241 08 Jun 2015 - 17:43
LinuxLearner
on_event_end script log error missing 2263 17 May 2015 - 17:08
GilbertWilliams
integration with C program 2265 15 May 2015 - 19:52
SetuGupta
ffmpeg Pipe vs. Library 2274 07 May 2015 - 01:51
ChrisConner
Debian 8 jessie, 2275 05 May 2015 - 18:05
IgorLimonov
Logitech QuickCam not working 2279 02 May 2015 - 07:45
BartChaltin
external data source for text display 2282 28 Apr 2015 - 14:48
KeithSchmitt
Green screen only from Wanscam. 2288 22 Apr 2015 - 18:51
JamesRoots
Timelapse video broken again by ffmpeg upgrade (to 2.2.14) 2288 22 Apr 2015 - 12:27
StefanBruda
Motion-trunk does not save all images 2821 22 Apr 2015 - 08:50
DavidRobb
--sysconfdir configure parameter specifies both config file install dir AND search dir. 2361 09 Feb 2015 - 05:57
AlanFord
How to get less sensitive to fluctuations of brightness 2475 17 Oct 2014 - 13:09
RoBra81
daemon removal 2476 16 Oct 2014 - 21:10
GerhardW
Targeting system for Raspberry Pi 2490 03 Oct 2014 - 01:01
ChrisHinshaw
Edit HTML Motion Configuration 2492 30 Sep 2014 - 18:28
NandaSamudera
milli/nano seconds 2566 18 Jul 2014 - 23:24
JoshuaPeluso
How to record all the time and save a image when a motion ocurs 2609 05 Jun 2014 - 23:39
GoekhanSevo
Bug for using Postgresql 2622 24 May 2014 - 05:57
AlanLai
Smart mask and static mask 2632 13 May 2014 - 13:09
KyuzoUzumaki
Exporting Coordinates 2638 07 May 2014 - 17:43
HenriqueAndrade
increase fps in timelaps 2657 18 Apr 2014 - 20:10
VitoAmmirata
Motion capture jpg contains interframe frame line offset 2659 16 Apr 2014 - 18:59
GlennTelleed
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works 2659 16 Apr 2014 - 17:08
PanosXatzi
Movie record quality bad 2777 15 Apr 2014 - 20:55
DirkHilges
on_movie_end doesen't work 3047 08 Apr 2014 - 13:26
DavidPowell
Detection from multiple cameras simulteanusly 2676 08 Apr 2014 - 10:31
DazzConway
Problems controling motion via cron - bug? 2677 30 Mar 2014 - 07:40
ReggieNoo
Is it possible to record or capture IP Camera using motion in realtime ? 2678 29 Mar 2014 - 02:52
IrvanKro
Snapshots get overwritten if interval < 10s 2679 27 Mar 2014 - 15:38
EnzoBrands
svn trunk motion + git trunk ffmpeg + Ubuntu 10.04 2689 26 Mar 2014 - 13:06
KarelH
Watchdog timeout httpd 2682 25 Mar 2014 - 07:52
CharlesMoyes
Increase motion detection speed 2685 22 Mar 2014 - 04:31
HunterHu
possible race with 2 stk1160 USB devices 2695 11 Mar 2014 - 18:58
PratFall
Slow MPEG Record 2721 14 Feb 2014 - 10:35
AlexKirchner
AXIS 207 Network Camera 2724 11 Feb 2014 - 10:16
B0ssK4ra
Trying to build on CentOS 6.4 - compiler throwing errors 2749 08 Feb 2014 - 15:20
MikePort
Using motion with stream from VLC 2730 04 Feb 2014 - 19:27
GustavoCampos
Screen variables 2732 02 Feb 2014 - 21:31
AugustoVelasco
Video pictures very dark and cannot increase brightness 2733 02 Feb 2014 - 09:16
ReggieNoo
couldn't get IP-Cam L-Series working with motion 2736 01 Feb 2014 - 06:22
MichaelPlagmann
Can motion read from standard input / pipe / file instead of the video device ? 2743 23 Jan 2014 - 06:55
AndySen
myfopen: Error opening file | put_picture: Can't write picture to file 2753 13 Jan 2014 - 03:25
RaulFenossi
Two Questions about Motion on Raspberry Pi (x.264 and FFMPEG) 2754 11 Jan 2014 - 15:02
MattMoore
Motion with Logitech cam works for the first time, the second always fails 3469 27 Dec 2013 - 09:43
TosiaraT
Please Adjust Webcam Server to Work with Chrome 2770 26 Dec 2013 - 17:05
DavidRadin
What are the default Saturation, Contrast and Hue values? 2782 15 Dec 2013 - 05:19
StevenD
Command line options for reconfiguring motion 2789 08 Dec 2013 - 10:19
AravindI
delete file.avi file.jpeg 2801 28 Nov 2013 - 01:50
AmriAm
Camera IP Wanscam JW0008 (Motion OK); JW0011 esterna (Motion KO!) 2803 24 Nov 2013 - 15:29
DanieleModica
H264 support in "v4l2_palette"-option? 2821 06 Nov 2013 - 09:45
AndreiAlexsson
What does emulate_motion do? 2821 05 Nov 2013 - 18:35
AndrewK
Threshold for movies in seconds 2821 05 Nov 2013 - 16:14
ThomasKuczek
No motion detected in netcam (Axis) though motion previously detected in webcam 2827 31 Oct 2013 - 02:48
WillStewart
motion works, but does not show stream 2887 29 Oct 2013 - 17:24
DavidRadin
Duplicate and blank webcams in multi camera setup. 2845 15 Oct 2013 - 14:25
JohnBadger
nph-mjprox won't refresh 2848 10 Oct 2013 - 10:14
DavidKjoeller
Help me with setting 2866 21 Sep 2013 - 19:47
KirsSysh
Cannot view motion streaming images in browser 2866 21 Sep 2013 - 18:08
JasonYang
record all images. attach to mail only the best one. 2869 19 Sep 2013 - 11:48
ChristopheC
Camera D-Link 932L 2874 14 Sep 2013 - 11:02
AlbertBufias
What determines when the %v (event) counter resets? 2889 29 Aug 2013 - 18:38
KeeganMorrison
Digitemp and Motion 2891 28 Aug 2013 - 05:54
AkulovMikhail
Add webcam_authentication feature - just like control_authentication 2894 25 Aug 2013 - 04:24
JoeMotionMan
How to reduce false motion alarms 2899 19 Aug 2013 - 15:04
LawrenceChiu
Motion shows the bottom of the image gray 2902 16 Aug 2013 - 17:46
LuisMunster
Is there any Support Here 2902 16 Aug 2013 - 15:03
LynnPaskett
on_event_end not executing script 2904 15 Aug 2013 - 03:50
LynnPaskett
Motion Crashes. No logs... 2906 12 Aug 2013 - 22:00
KesanoKX
Panasonic IP Cam Support 2918 31 Jul 2013 - 20:18
JustinPoiroux
text_left 2918 31 Jul 2013 - 16:32
StanBruyn
Overlay text on webcam-server stream 2918 31 Jul 2013 - 14:58
StanBruyn
Hosting webcam with nginx on RPi 2933 16 Jul 2013 - 20:05
BeeMan
Autobrightness does not work on two USB cameras 2938 12 Jul 2013 - 08:58
RobbertBen
No longer able to record timelapse video 2938 12 Jul 2013 - 07:03
StefanBruda
RTSP Support 2940 09 Jul 2013 - 22:58
GerardoCaudillo
ffmpeg_open: avcodec_open - could not open codec mpeg4 2942 07 Jul 2013 - 19:12
UweWeng
on_motion_detected not working 2945 04 Jul 2013 - 14:52
TyY
Differences in behaviour between daemon and non daemon modes 2972 07 Jun 2013 - 18:37
GlennT
How can I hide defined image area 2990 20 May 2013 - 16:28
UweHeidrich
X-Y coordinates 3002 09 May 2013 - 05:51
JasonRStockton
Get info where the motion was detected 3002 08 May 2013 - 13:41
MatthiasHeise
Video recording start 1 min after motion has detected 3012 28 Apr 2013 - 14:04
YimengNiu
movie_filename with directories generating weird characters in directory names 3020 20 Apr 2013 - 22:22
RichardBlundell
Timelapse movies from 1280 * 720 IP cam mostly can not be viewed 3051 20 Mar 2013 - 20:05
BenZandstra
Starting motion only during the day 3057 15 Mar 2013 - 05:33
RodoDendron
webcam restarting and patrol movement should not be detected 3061 11 Mar 2013 - 02:17
LuisOrtega
Mition terminating from permission issue but have full (777) writes to target_dir 3085 14 Feb 2013 - 14:36
JasonKumpf
Code insertion 3093 06 Feb 2013 - 20:32
YannTripet
Picture corruption, 'setup_mode on', 2 Logitech QuickCams 3801 24 Jan 2013 - 20:29
DazzConway
Adjusting resolution from 640x480 to 176x144 - Wouldn't seem to be USB related 4051 21 Jan 2013 - 21:13
DazzConway
Partial green image 3111 21 Jan 2013 - 19:22
AadSlingerland
When streaming live webcam feed, only moving objects is shown 3117 13 Jan 2013 - 22:07
MichaelAndersen
height and width remove modulo 16 restriction 3124 07 Jan 2013 - 08:31
PeepoCom
Motion 3.2.12 gmake failed with ffmpeg error 3125 05 Jan 2013 - 13:02
ChengGan
Solved: 2 video encoders, same brand, same settings, one works, one gives libjpeg decompression failure 3132 30 Dec 2012 - 06:29
BenZandstra
Motion suddenly run in 176x144 3144 17 Dec 2012 - 21:07
TaryaKnyazya
illegal instruction error 3149 12 Dec 2012 - 22:52
NeuroneTv
libjpeg problem 3164 27 Nov 2012 - 15:09
RaivoKask
on_motion_start, on_motion_end - only starting/ending at start/end of motion 3173 18 Nov 2012 - 19:02
AndrewA
streaming from windows box to use as netcam in motion 3178 14 Nov 2012 - 11:40
JosephCurwen
http://:8081 display a grey captured image/streaming 3181 10 Nov 2012 - 19:42
MiguiPda
No video after trying chmod/palettes/etc. 3193 29 Oct 2012 - 18:36
VladHid
motion prevents the use of second camera by other apps 3194 28 Oct 2012 - 19:30
RisRos
Occasional watchdog timeouts on netcams 3211 11 Oct 2012 - 14:20
JeffSiddall
Motin works, but FFMpeg gives errors 3214 08 Oct 2012 - 20:34
BenZandstra
Sending live stream to a cloud server apache 3235 17 Sep 2012 - 18:26
JonVrabel
can't see live image; only see mask image 3237 15 Sep 2012 - 17:07
GaryNg
Which of usb cammera cooperates the best with motion 3238 15 Sep 2012 - 11:38
RomoSnie
Can I send a RAW video stream (YUV or YUYV)? 3262 22 Aug 2012 - 08:13
EthanMiller
Minimum Size of motion capture 3267 16 Aug 2012 - 21:30
FrTed
motion spawning 3268 15 Aug 2012 - 14:22
DaleWilcox
jpeg there but configure and make so no 3277 07 Aug 2012 - 03:45
DavidHorner
HTTP server only serves at about 1 frame per second 3281 02 Aug 2012 - 22:58
JoelLieberman
Incorrect palete problem. Logitech C200 working on raspberrypi 3288 27 Jul 2012 - 01:55
RemigiuszWawrzyniak
Problem if resolution is greater then 352x288 3294 21 Jul 2012 - 07:37
VaclavKeberdle
AVI Filename Mismatch When Viewed in Windows 3369 06 May 2012 - 20:30
RockyCJC
Saving individual frames of mjpeg stream 3374 01 May 2012 - 18:30
PeterSchmidt
Create folders by date 3403 03 Apr 2012 - 08:23
AppoloAppolosov
create folders by date 3403 03 Apr 2012 - 08:16
AppoloAppolosov
Bandwith issue in USB 3.0 3415 21 Mar 2012 - 13:42
JeanFrancoisHEINTZ
Image corruption when capturing 2 cameras 3438 21 Mar 2012 - 10:21
TosiaraTT
Webcam doesn't work with Motion active 3425 11 Mar 2012 - 21:00
FaceAnoms
Relative links in HTTP Based Control 3442 23 Feb 2012 - 18:52
DanielFarfan
How to set txt file as output 3447 19 Feb 2012 - 01:29
AqilG
Error capturing first image 3449 16 Feb 2012 - 22:37
CimOrlandu
How to configure to capture only at specified times of day 3471 13 Feb 2012 - 06:55
DavidHorner
Loss of remote control. 3453 13 Feb 2012 - 06:49
DavidHorner
Trouble backgrounding daemon process - Debian PowerPC Linux 3453 12 Feb 2012 - 15:58
KevinZedrick
2 usbcams on 1 usb bus with 15 fps is possible - how to set frames per second? 3468 29 Jan 2012 - 00:05
GeJansen
Motion on OpenSuse 12.1 x64 3490 07 Jan 2012 - 01:35
RaoEl
Motion Paused while ptz moving 3498 30 Dec 2011 - 09:46
AlfredoMarchini2
OSMF Player (Instead Combozola) Live Stream 3530 28 Nov 2011 - 11:49
EduardoCosta
mysql connections in sleep state 3590 29 Sep 2011 - 08:39
PeterTar
error on my cam GRANDTECH MEGAPIXEL IP CAM 3590 28 Sep 2011 - 22:34
FedericoDalZotto
low fps in detected motion 3594 24 Sep 2011 - 15:37
EvgenyPolupanov
Using motion as a tool to log amount of motion 3605 14 Sep 2011 - 07:05
LukasRuge
on_movie_start 3622 06 Sep 2011 - 20:28
FlorinAnton
Motion not recognizing the webcams 3618 31 Aug 2011 - 18:14
ChesterLou
Motion + pwcbsd + FreeBSD 8.1p2 amd64 + USB Quickcam 4000 Express 3619 31 Aug 2011 - 08:20
B3r3N
on_event_start not working in daemon mode on Fedora 14 3633 16 Aug 2011 - 23:40
MichaelMullins
should on_event_start run more than once per event? 3641 09 Aug 2011 - 03:18
FrankMildan
It looks like motion is running with interrupts off, ignoring the scheduler, or something even more wonky on OMAP3 (gumstix) system 3648 02 Aug 2011 - 02:25
ThorFarrish
Motion detection Algorithm 3656 25 Jul 2011 - 11:31
AyhiIlhi
Palette fail on composite input 3671 09 Jul 2011 - 22:01
TravisSimonds
Logitech C200 auto exposure control 3681 30 Jun 2011 - 11:44
UrosS
Order of time of motion detection ? 3693 17 Jun 2011 - 22:53
AsmaaElassal
Light level changes causing false events 3873 09 Jun 2011 - 18:13
AndrewBurgess
Camera refocusing causes false positive motion detection 3845 09 Jun 2011 - 18:00
AndrewBurgess
Live Streaming in format other than MJPEG 3705 06 Jun 2011 - 06:46
PranavTipnis
Quantization table 0x00 was not defined 3720 21 May 2011 - 13:41
AlexeyRod
How to secure access to your cam ports? 3788 15 Mar 2011 - 11:09
DannyKeuleneire
on_picture_save - calling rsync 3795 08 Mar 2011 - 13:30
MichaelS
how it knows page sis a jpg and multiple jpgs/movies per page example 3828 03 Feb 2011 - 01:49
DavidH
IP Camera Aviosys-9060AK: Unable to open video device. 4109 18 Jan 2011 - 20:39
PavelM345
webcam server: need to NOT write jpeg files, and bind to a different interface 3850 11 Jan 2011 - 23:01
LeeAllen
solid white image 3851 10 Jan 2011 - 22:14
StoneObscurity
Random picture using motion on synology with uvc-drivers (mjpg-streamers works) 3857 04 Jan 2011 - 22:42
RolandEgli
Fedora 14 motion daemon stops after a few seconds 3866 26 Dec 2010 - 13:19
BRUNETJeanPhilippe
How does DLink DCS 5230 use PTZ with Motion? 3879 13 Dec 2010 - 12:18
UweHeidrich
how to restrict access to camera streaming 3894 29 Nov 2010 - 10:51
IgorBunjevac
Airlink101 SkyIPCam500 Wired Night Vision Network Camera 3894 28 Nov 2010 - 18:07
DanEger
very slow frame from only one camera on arm9 s3c2410 paltform.why!can you help me!! 3900 23 Nov 2010 - 03:06
LikelinuxLikelinux
Captured image has wrong colors (displacement of chrome data) 3925 29 Oct 2010 - 11:07
JorgeNerin
USB Video device permissions need changing before motion can connect 3931 23 Oct 2010 - 08:22
DazzConway
LINKSYS WVC200 camera connection 3931 23 Oct 2010 - 07:20
JorgeOvallos
put password on streaming page 3957 27 Sep 2010 - 07:57
JeromeBzh
mp4 h264 streaming 3980 05 Sep 2010 - 11:14
FlorinAnton
No auto exposure with Logitech Quickcam express 3980 05 Sep 2010 - 08:14
DazzConway
Streaming server 3981 02 Sep 2010 - 19:48
AntonioTellechea
adding camera in runtime 3996 18 Aug 2010 - 21:04
FlorinAnton
BT878 video (IVC-200), VIDIOC_ENUMINPUT: Invalid, VIDIOCGCHAN): Invalid 4003 17 Aug 2010 - 05:16
DougDuBoulay
USB webcam bad immage at 640x480, all good at 352x288 4033 30 Jul 2010 - 10:51
PavelM345
Moving objects in video are transparent 4032 27 Jul 2010 - 19:57
JokubasJokubas
Trigger / Post Cap etc. in upper left of video 4019 26 Jul 2010 - 13:02
DavidPickard
USB disconnects 4025 21 Jul 2010 - 05:19
CeeJay
How to add audio to my .avi captured file? 4049 26 Jun 2010 - 12:27
LouisCroisez
OpenSuse 11.2 JPEG Library Issue 4053 25 Jun 2010 - 07:39
DanieWeideman
netcam and bktr0 not working in one config.. 4258 17 May 2010 - 11:19
JeffMcCorney
Motion can't open device after capture 4092 15 May 2010 - 10:41
PabloGNU
Many green lines on a image! 4208 27 Jan 2010 - 16:02
JeffMcCorney
Advanced suppression/timeout of motion detection 4200 27 Jan 2010 - 08:08
MichlSchmid
Increase motion detecting sensitivity/ have motion recording everything between hours? 4268 19 Nov 2009 - 16:22
NateLeDuc
Functionality of old Minimum_Gap in 3.2.11? 4302 17 Oct 2009 - 18:02
AdemRudin
Static mask file and smart mask at the same time? 4466 06 May 2009 - 11:14
DominicH
Number of topics: 262


Up to 10 Most Recent Support Questions that have been Assigned:

Headline Age Last Change Assigned To
motion: Thread 3 - Watchdog timeout, did NOT restart graceful,killing it! 3582 12 Apr 2015 - 09:23
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Installation on Slackware 2480 12 Apr 2015 - 09:21
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion crashing after motion capture 2429 12 Apr 2015 - 09:14
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
stable release wanted! 2391 12 Apr 2015 - 09:07
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Install Motion on Centos6 2377 12 Apr 2015 - 09:00
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion 3.2.12 - ffmpeg 0.8.16-6 - ipwebcam android 2371 12 Apr 2015 - 08:54
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Blocky image artifacts corrupting snapshots 2380 12 Apr 2015 - 08:51
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Deasturated image with color shifted 2343 12 Apr 2015 - 08:47
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Event on motion picture saved 2339 12 Apr 2015 - 08:43
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Motion detection, PIR-like function 2319 12 Apr 2015 - 08:31
TosiaraT
 
Number of topics: 10

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The 100 Most Recent Support Questions that have been Answered:

Headline Age Last Change
errors while parsing motion.conf (Motion 3.2.12 in Raspbian Jessie) 1995 11 Feb 2016 - 06:29
JoelK
Raspbrerry Pi 2 2141 04 Dec 2015 - 11:09
BoudelJenks
motion detection method 2087 22 Nov 2015 - 17:26
MrDave
raspberry pi motion 2225 04 Sep 2015 - 20:51
MarkusK
SOLVED: rtsp netcam not working 2290 22 Apr 2015 - 09:56
EmilioDefranco
/etc/init.d/motion: 2: /etc/default/motion: logfile: not found 2297 21 Apr 2015 - 21:02
ArnaudCognard
Motion start errors 2639 12 Apr 2015 - 09:42
TosiaraT
Fedora 20->21 motion stopped working. 2419 12 Apr 2015 - 09:09
TosiaraT
How to make multiple views af streaming webcams (Raspberry Pi cam) 2331 12 Apr 2015 - 08:37
TosiaraT
mjpeg with uvcvideo cam logitech HDPro C910 3852 12 Apr 2015 - 08:20
TosiaraT
Extra frames detected after real motion 2367 17 Feb 2015 - 00:49
AlanFord
(segfault) Failed to create avi file, segmentation fault 2573 28 Sep 2014 - 14:07
TosiaraT
(package) Is motion really in rpmfusion repo for redhat/centos 6? 2556 28 Sep 2014 - 13:56
TosiaraT
remote control/config motion via web browser 2495 28 Sep 2014 - 13:54
TosiaraT
Problem with image quality or stream authentification 4105 26 Sep 2014 - 19:06
TosiaraT
Divide Screen/Multiple cameras 4387 26 Sep 2014 - 19:05
TosiaraT
how to save a image as bmp file type 2572 26 Sep 2014 - 18:25
TosiaraT
RSTP Protocol Support 2561 26 Sep 2014 - 18:16
TosiaraT
Multiple raspberry pi's with camera module, running motion 2558 26 Sep 2014 - 18:15
TosiaraT
Compilation with kernel 3.11.6 ? 2505 26 Sep 2014 - 17:50
TosiaraT
Motion "unknown config options" with the standard given motion.conf 3462 23 Apr 2014 - 10:23
DavidWales
How can I use auto-brightness with a netcam? 3016 24 Feb 2014 - 06:02
AngelCarpintero
Access to Live Webcan Server through login and password 2713 24 Feb 2014 - 05:59
AngelCarpintero
Motion compile fails on Beaglebone (arm7) with "Error: bad instruction `emms'" 3463 27 Dec 2013 - 09:13
TosiaraT
FOSCAM FI8918W and Motion 3071 28 Jul 2013 - 05:58
PhilipTait
Unable to find a compatible palette format with pac207 webcam 4571 03 Mar 2013 - 23:56
ChrisBlack
Calling an external program when the capture device fails? 3073 01 Mar 2013 - 07:14
KennethLavrsen
lastsnap.jpg not being created 3072 01 Mar 2013 - 07:04
KennethLavrsen
Green Output from USB Capture on Raspberry Pi 3316 08 Jul 2012 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Motion and MySQL on raspberrypi 3319 08 Jul 2012 - 00:36
AngelCarpintero
Cannot upload to FTP. (Solved) 3315 07 Jul 2012 - 17:33
AngelCarpintero
No my sql support? 3336 09 Jun 2012 - 21:35
AngelCarpintero
Unable to open Logitech C270 3342 07 Jun 2012 - 11:07
AngelCarpintero
external commands 3352 02 Jun 2012 - 02:55
AngelCarpintero
how do i view live stream from remote computer 3363 02 Jun 2012 - 02:50
AngelCarpintero
Background daemon seems to not function whatsoever. 3345 02 Jun 2012 - 02:47
AngelCarpintero
Normal motion stream on mini http server 3493 04 Feb 2012 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
No action happening for on_event_start, on_movie_end, etc,, running in daemon mode 3483 24 Jan 2012 - 11:49
AngelCarpintero
linux/videodev.h not found 3510 05 Jan 2012 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
Translate movement into direction 3536 30 Nov 2011 - 21:02
AngelCarpintero
Unknown webcam is not working :( 3536 22 Nov 2011 - 09:18
AngelCarpintero
Can't get on_movie_end to do anything 4509 11 Nov 2011 - 18:08
JohnR
Panasonic bl-c121 3555 11 Nov 2011 - 09:20
AngelCarpintero
cannot compile motion 3.2.12 with latest ffmpeg 3720 31 Oct 2011 - 03:53
AngelCarpintero
Motion detecting changes long after objects have stopped moving 3590 30 Sep 2011 - 10:41
JasonWestervelt
Logitech Quickcam cool using spca5xx-le driver 4885 08 Jun 2011 - 08:58
HenryFord
Motion does not identify /dev/video0 on Ubuntu Lucid, but VLC can see it. 3846 26 Apr 2011 - 10:19
DavidLeeming
How is it possible to restart only one thread? 3818 17 Feb 2011 - 02:56
AngelCarpintero
Problems in resolution using a Trust Webcam 4094 07 Feb 2011 - 20:15
ChuckHeron
ffmpeg enconding to flv to fast (msmpeg4 is ok) 4662 28 Jan 2011 - 21:15
FlorinAnton
How can I check why I cannot reach the motion webserver at localhost on the given port in the motion.conf ? 3895 01 Dec 2010 - 20:12
BenZandstra
Maximum number of cameras 3959 07 Nov 2010 - 11:43
AngelCarpintero
Multiple usb cams - unable to open device 3925 29 Oct 2010 - 02:04
OctavianStolnicu
Disable Auto exposure? 4326 29 Jul 2010 - 16:00
YannickDrolet
How to take pictures less frequently during motion? 4070 06 Jun 2010 - 18:58
AngelCarpintero
black screen on web preview 4107 30 May 2010 - 11:28
AngelCarpintero
unable to compile vloopback 1.3 in gentoo 4094 16 May 2010 - 00:55
AngelCarpintero
Simple logitech webcam, /dev/video0 fatal error 4098 15 May 2010 - 17:54
AngelCarpintero
Have motion run only at certain times. 4358 02 May 2010 - 13:59
AngelCarpintero
set a color for the motion outline box 4111 28 Apr 2010 - 22:00
AngelCarpintero
Conceptronic C54netcam2 problem 4298 28 Mar 2010 - 22:22
AngelCarpintero
HTTP authentication for STREAM URl 4370 28 Mar 2010 - 15:19
AngelCarpintero
Running motion on a Nokia N810 4611 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
More than 2 usb webcams in motion? 4239 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
How to allow only certain IP's connect to my webcam?? 4152 16 Mar 2010 - 13:28
AngelCarpintero
Ubuntu 9.10 and Motion as Daemon 4263 23 Feb 2010 - 08:18
FranzFoedermayr
configure pthread support 4191 05 Feb 2010 - 22:51
AngelCarpintero
Port Password Protect 4214 15 Jan 2010 - 00:20
AngelCarpintero
How configure to handle *30 simultaneous clients* for 2 hours? (online class!) 4219 09 Jan 2010 - 23:11
AngelCarpintero
Video4Linux Loopback Device "resize" 4244 21 Dec 2009 - 08:33
AngelCarpintero
046d:08cc logitech Orbit 4248 10 Dec 2009 - 09:10
AngelCarpintero
ZONEMINDER FAULT! 4249 09 Dec 2009 - 21:37
DarkPhoinix
i can make in linux-2.6.32 errors 409: error 469: error ... 4250 09 Dec 2009 - 15:32
AngelCarpintero
Saved files are root.root how do you change? 4254 04 Dec 2009 - 10:15
AngelCarpintero
Could not fetch initial image from camera -- no driver info is given. 4327 15 Nov 2009 - 18:16
AngelCarpintero
smart_mask_speed silently kills motion 4296 15 Nov 2009 - 18:11
AngelCarpintero
two webcams and motion.conf 4301 15 Nov 2009 - 17:59
AngelCarpintero
motion video record and video from live http server jump up and down 4331 15 Nov 2009 - 17:16
AngelCarpintero
mjprox, deny access to cgi-bin? 4306 15 Nov 2009 - 16:12
AngelCarpintero
How to config motion to use ipCams 4277 15 Nov 2009 - 13:38
AngelCarpintero
myIp:8081 ! the pictures are black, blue, grey 4331 21 Sep 2009 - 09:49
AngelCarpintero
Logitech Quickcam Sphere MP - Pan & Tilt do not work 4928 11 Aug 2009 - 04:19
AngelCarpintero
How to disable warnings about corrupt image? 4513 10 Aug 2009 - 00:21
AngelCarpintero
Canon raw mjpeg stream failure? Failed to read first camera header - giving up for now 4532 10 Aug 2009 - 00:00
AngelCarpintero
MSI Starcam Clip II problem 4702 09 Aug 2009 - 23:59
AngelCarpintero
White pictures when using multiple inputs on one card 4707 09 Aug 2009 - 23:58
AngelCarpintero
Error capturing first image 4775 09 Aug 2009 - 23:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion and dv4l, problem similar to Support Question 2008x 08x 14x 014531? 4580 09 Aug 2009 - 20:28
AngelCarpintero
Logitech 46d:092f QuickCam Express Plus didn't work. 4634 09 Aug 2009 - 20:25
AngelCarpintero
Kernel oop when accessing vloopback device 4377 08 Aug 2009 - 23:01
AngelCarpintero
Images are Grey with "Unable to open Video Device" printed top left - Genius Eye 312 4374 06 Aug 2009 - 01:36
AngelCarpintero
PJPG Unable to find a compatible palette format. 4663 06 Aug 2009 - 00:51
AngelCarpintero
opensuse 11 4637 06 Aug 2009 - 00:38
AngelCarpintero
Motion on Freebsd 4411 05 Aug 2009 - 19:51
AngelCarpintero
Motion stalling in Ubuntu 9.04 4470 05 Aug 2009 - 19:47
AngelCarpintero
Does Linux Preemption Matter? 4576 05 Aug 2009 - 19:41
AngelCarpintero
Two cameras don't work together 4375 05 Aug 2009 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
Memory map error when adding a new Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 4761 05 Aug 2009 - 16:36
AngelCarpintero
Motion.conf is not making sense 4381 03 Aug 2009 - 20:49
AngelCarpintero
Many destroyed frames ==> permanent motion detect 4400 12 Jul 2009 - 22:29
AngelCarpintero
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